Four persons get death sentences for drug trafficking
The Lang Son Province's People's Court has convicted 10 persons for trafficking nearly 100 packs of heroin from Viet Nam to China.
Traffic cameras to become operational in October
The installation of traffic cameras along several pilot stretches of the Phap Van–Cau Gie and Noi Bai–Lao Cai expressways will be completed by October 1.
Financial shortfall hinders upgrade of old reservoirs
Several reservoirs in southern Khanh Hoa Province have reportedly fallen into a serious state of disrepair, leaving them unsafe, especially during the stormy season, as they may burst without warning.
Ha Noi to plant new trees on Nguyen Chi Thanh Road
About 247 trees will be planted along the Nguyen Chi Thanh Road to replace the trees that were felled earlier, said Vo Nguyen Phong, deputy director of Ha Noi Construction Sector.
North braces for landslides, floods
Heavy rain is forecast to continue in the country's Northeast until at least Saturday night.
Shortcomings found in collection of land fees
Shortcomings have been found in the collection of land-use fee from individuals and organis-ations who want to change the use of the land they lease from the State, a conference was told in Ha Noi yesterday.
HCM City against fees for motorbikes
The HCM City People's Council would scrap the motorbike fee if it had the right to do so, its chairwoman told the House on Tuesday during a discussion on the controversial annual fee.
Several reservoirs in disrepair
Several reservoirs in coastal central Khanh Hoa Province have reportedly fallen into a serious state of disrepair, leaving them unsafe, especially during the stormy season, as they may burst without warning.
Thermal power plants may face coal shortage
Quang Ninh Province's historic rainstorm this week severely disrupted the area's coal supplies, and could temporarily shut down several thermal power plants.
Half million labourers go abroad in five years
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) announced that about 450,000 Vietnamese labourers were sent abroad to work between 2010 and 2015.
Hundreds die in work accidents
Construction and machinery installation jobs are the most dangerous in the country. Together they accounted for 30 per cent of work-related accidents nationwide, according to statistics from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
Railway accidents on the rise

Railway accidents increased during the first three months this year compared with the same period last year, according to Viet Nam Railway under the Ministry of Transport.

Strange disease identified as hepatitis
Strange disease identified as hepatitis

A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.

Illegal gold mining pollutes environment in Cao Bang
Illegal gold mining pollutes environment in Cao Bang

Illegal gold mining along the Hien River section flowing through Thach An and Nguyen Binh districts in Cao Bang Province has severely polluted the local environment over the last month.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".